Michael Jacobson

Michael Jacobson appears in the following:

New Yorkers Behind Bars

Monday, January 06, 2014

Michael Jacobson, director of the CUNY Institute for State and Local Governance, professor of sociology at the CUNY Graduate Center, and former head of the Vera Institute and NYC correction commissioner from 1995 - 1998, looks at how incarceration rates have changed in NYC, both pre-trial and post-sentencing.




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A Nation of Inmates

Monday, March 03, 2008

Adam Gelb, director of the Public Safety Performance Project at the Pew Center on the States, talks about the new report that shows one in 100 adult Americans is behind bars and Michael Jacobson, director of the Vera Institute of Justice talks about New York's numbers.

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Reforming the New Orleans Criminal Justice System

Thursday, September 13, 2007

Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans, destroying not only the city’s infrastructure and the lives of many of its residents, but also its criminal justice system. Police stations and jails were ruined, essential information and files were lost, and the people who make up the criminal justice system were traumatized and ...